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Also Noted announces Smart Arming feature

December 5, 2022SSN Staff

TYSONS, Va. – has announced its first-to-market Smart Arming feature that can intelligently auto-arm and disarm based on user activity. Smart Arming was named a CES 2023 Innovation Awards Honoree by going beyond scheduled arming and disarming and intelligently adapting to daily routine. says that Smart Arming is quick and intuitive to setup with users choosing the time of day they want their system armed and disarmed. From there users can go about their...

Abe Kinney,,, CES 2023, false alarms, Smart Arming, smart home technology

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Monitoring Matters

Smarter Choices, Smarter Homes

January 19, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

Smart home devices have become commonplace in the residential landscape for the better part of a decade now. Streaming devices, TVs, appliances, thermostats, and of course, security devices such as Wi-fi cameras, video doorbells and door locks are all considered to be “smart” in the sense that they can be controlled to perform tasks around the house that offer convenience, peace of mind and cost savings to homeowners. To offer a clearer picture of the current smart home device landscape,...

Mitchell Klein, smart home technology, Z-Wave Alliance

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CEDIA names Daryl Friedman as Global President and CEO

October 21, 2021SSN Staff

FISHERS, Ind.—CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, has named Daryl Friedman as Global President and CEO. He will assume the role on Nov. 29, 2021. Friedman has spent more than 30 years in nonprofit leadership roles, having overseen membership, advocacy, industry relations, and the technical wing for the 25,000-member Recording Academy. The Academy, known globally for the GRAMMY Awards, is the association representing technical and creative professionals in...

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Also Noted Residential

ADT reaches 1 million customers on its smart home platform

February 16, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced that its smart home security platform, ADT Command & Control, surpassed 1 million installations this month, a milestone that was achieved less than two years after Command & Control’s nationwide introduction in 2019 as the successor to ADT Pulse smart home security system. More than 3 million ADT customers now enjoy the convenience and peace of mind provided by an ADT interactive smart home security system. ADT Command integrates security with...

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Also Noted

Resideo announces availability of ProSeries platform

October 5, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Resideo Technologies, Inc. announced the availability of its Honeywell Home ProSeries Security and Smart Home Platform. “The initial preview of the ProSeries Platform with our professional security dealer network generated significant excitement as they told us it is exactly what has been missing in the industry,” Alice DeBiasio, vice president and general manager, Global Security, Resideo, said in the announcement. “As families spend more time at home, it...

Honewell, Resideo, smart home, smart home technology, wireless security

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Also Noted

Resideo joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

January 6, 2020SSN Staff

DAVIS, Calif.—The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its Board of Directors. Along with other Zigbee Alliance promoter member companies, Resideo will also play a vital role in the Connected Home Over IP project that aims to simplify development for manufacturers and increase device compatibility for consumers. “Resideo...

Resideo, smart home, smart home technology, Zigbee, Zigbee Alliance

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General News

Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee Alliance partner

December 19, 2019SSN Staff

SEATTLE and CUPERTINO, MOUNTAIN VIEW and DAVIS, Calif.—Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee Alliance announced a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products. Zigbee Alliance board member companies are also onboard to join the working group and contribute to the project.Called the Connected Home over IP project, the project's goal is to simplify development for manufacturers and...

Amazon, Amazon Alexa, Apple, Google, smart home, smart home technology, smart homes, Zigbee

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Silicon Labs and Z-Wave Alliance expand smart home ecosystem

December 19, 2019SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Silicon Labs and the Z-Wave Alliance announced plans to open the Z-Wave Specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless standard, available to all silicon and stack vendors for development. Semiconductor and software suppliers will be able to join the Z-Wave ecosystem, contribute to future advancements of the smart home standard, and develop and supply sub-GHz Z-Wave radio devices and software stacks. The Z-Wave Alliance will expand to a standards development organization for...

Interoperability, Mitchell Klein, Silicon Labs, smart home technology, smart homes, Z-Wave, Z-Wave Alliance

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Monitoring Matters

Heading to Resideo Connect 2019

October 23, 2019Ginger Hill

As the weather cools off here in Texas, I'm heading to the desert — Phoenix, Arizona to be exact, for some (more) sun and warmth, but most importantly to join Resideo at the CONNECT 2019 dealer's conference. It's here that I'll learn all about the connected home - security, HVAC, plumbing and more — and bring all that knowledge to you! Below is a description of all that you can look forward to in the coming days. The Partner and Innovation Showcase offers the opportunity...

Connect 2019, Resideo, Resideo Connect, smart home, smart home technology

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News and Notes

Which generation is big on smart home technology?

November 12, 2014Amy Canfield

MADISON, N.J—Question: Who is most willing to spend money on smart home technology? Answer: The Millennials, those consumers born between 1982 and 2000. That's according to a recent survey conducted by ERA Real Estate and HGTV. Overall, 2,437 consumers participated in the survey this past August. Forty-six percent of the respondents said they believe it is important that their current home or the next home they buy be equipped with smart home technology; 51 percent said they would consider...

Baby Boomers, Charlie Young, ERA Real Estate, GenXers, HGTV, Millenials, physical security, Residential Security, Security Systems News, smart home technology

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